• Student Opportunities and Events

    Future of Democracy Program 

    The Future of Democracy program aims to give high school students an inside look at American democracy in action. These students provide support to voters by working at Polling Locations and are critical members of our Election Day team. Scholars will be paid $220 for attending training, working the Monday Night Organizational Meeting and working Election Day. 

    Who can apply? 

    High School seniors who are at least 17-years-old and:

    • Are residents of Cuyahoga County
    • Are U.S. citizens
    • Have permission from parent(s)/guardian(s) and Coordinating Teacher(s)

    There will be a Future of Democracy training at East Professional Center on October 20 (1-4 pm) for students who are in schools without a Civics 2.0 program or who missed the training at their school. The teacher must send a completed application to Gayle Gadison, lavora.gadison@clevelandmetroschools.org by October 5, 2022.

    Click here for additional information.

    Click here for the student application. 


    A group of professional journalists are looking for local students to sign up for a free Media Academy. Students will learn how to produce, report, and write news stories from local professional journalists from WKYC Studios, WEWS News, Cleveland.com, The Plain Dealer and Greater Cleveland Association of Black Journalists. Only 30 spots are available (so don’t wait!). The free program will conclude with a graduation.

    To sign up, visit www.cleveland.com/academy.

    Click here for flyer. 

    NASA and STEM careers – Aboard the International Space Station!

    NASA Glen Research Center is currently accepting registrations for NASA STEM Kids Virtual Event- Aboard the International Space Station, that will be held on October 22, 2022. Click here to register. Aboard the Space Station is designed to inspire students interest in STEM fields. The virtual event features Space Station research and exploration, conversations with NASA experts, a hands-on STEM activity, and a tour of a NASA Glenn facility. (Flyer attached). Be sure to use the attached instructions as a guide to filling out the NASA STEM Kids registration.  

    Information about this event and other inspiring educational opportunities are available on the NASA Glenn’s STEM Engagement web page.

    Click here for registration directions

    If you have any questions please contact us at: GRC-Ed-Opportunities@mail.nasa.gov.


    2022 STEM Goes Red For Girls Event

    Follow the link for the invitation to this 6th Annual inspirational program, educating students about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Fields!  On Tuesday, October 18th, we cannot wait to connect your 7th-9th grade girls with role models and companies from our community! This event will be mask optional and hand sanitizer will be provided.

    Please visit heart.org/clestemgoesred to learn more and view highlight videos from years past!

    Due to space limitations, schools may register up to nine students and one educator.

    Click here to register. 

    Click here for the student participation form.

    Free Dental Clinics

    When: Friday & Saturday, November 18 & 19 

    Where: Huntington Convention Center; 300 Lakeside Avenue

    Are you in need of dental care? Medworks is offering cleanings, fillings, extractions, children's sealants, and prosthetics, 100% FREE.

    Walk-Ins only! Patients are seen on a first come, first served basis.

    Doors open at 7:00 am! 


    Visit medworksusa.org or call 216-231-5350

    Click here for the flyer to share with families.